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Northrop Grumman Technical Trainer / Principal Technical Trainer in Baltimore, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

As a Technical Trainer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) in Baltimore, MD is seeking to hire a Technical Skills Instructor. The candidate will be responsible for training personnel on manual & automated activities. They will also be responsible for training on equipment including, soldering station tools, pick and place & wire bonding. They will work with subject matter experts to create appropriate training.

Job responsibilities include the following:

  • Designs and delivers programs to train all levels of personnel. Develops tests and visual aids, conducts training classes, and develops criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities.

  • Keeps abreast of training and development research: learning theory, motivation theory, and new materials, methods, and techniques. Develops in-house programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments.

  • May evaluate and/or oversee contractors or vendors to develop and/or administer training programs. May be responsible for development of e-learning programs.

This position is open to hire at level 2 or level 3


Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 2: Requires Bachelor's degree in field relating to science, business, or adult education, and 3 years of relevant experience or 7 years of experience in electronics manufacturing assembly may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Level 3: Requires Bachelor's degree in field relating to science, business, or adult education, and 6 years of relevant experience or 9 years of experience in electronics manufacturing assembly may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Proficiency with MS Office to include MS Excel, MS PowerPoint (experience with MS Visio and MS Project a plus)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Understanding of Adult Learning Theory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Microelectronics and Surface Mount Electronics Technologies highly desirable. Intermediate proficiency in CBT/WBT development, a background in technical writing, Human Performance Technology or other related fields

  • J-STD 001 Certified

  • Blended Learning experience

  • Proficiency with eLearning software (experience with Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, Adobe Captivate a plus

  • Experience delivering adult training/education

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Technical Support